In this interview, Juan Calle, MD, discusses how he follows patients once they are stone free and how he utilizes dietary/lifestyle modification and medical management.
In this video, Juan Calle, MD, of Cleveland Clinic, explains what he would tell a young urologist who wants to become an expert in stone prevention and minimizing recurrence.
In this video, Bodo Knudsen, MD, of The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, explains his step-by-step process for obtaining percutaneous access in stone patients.
Dr. Dangle shows that pediatric ureteroscopy is safe and feasible with good results and without long-term sequelae on the ureters.
This video shows a case of semi-rigid ureteroscopy with laser lithotripsy for ureteral stone in a child, who is rendered stone free without pre-stenting.
This video of bilateral ureteroscopy in a 16-year-old male with cystinuria highlights several pragmatic strategies for efficient ureteroscopy while minimizing ionizing radiation.
Super-mini percutaneous nephrolithotomy may have some advantages over retrograde intrarenal surgery when treating 1- to 2-cm lower pole renal calculi, according to a comparative study.
Pretreatment for 14 days with tolterodine (Detrol) and Tamsulosin (Flomax) did not appear to relieve ureteral stent symptoms better than tamsulosin alone as measured by the validated Ureteral Stent Symptom Questionnaire, say the authors of a recent study.
Results of a study evaluating health-related quality of life in patients surgically treated for kidney stones suggest a need to rethink the outcome target and focus on patient counseling to set appropriate expectations.
In this interview, Thomas Chi, MD, discusses how he performs PCNL, explains why he uses ultrasound instead of fluoroscopy, and offers advice to urologists looking to gain more experience with the procedure.